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Farmworker/laborer

SMS Planting Company Partnership

Watson, AR

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18708663177
Email address to Apply:
pearidgeplanting@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Workers will perform a variety of manual tasks appropriate for grain crops being planted cultivated and harvested. Workers will help in preparing the land for planting. This may include attaching farm implements such as a plow, disc, and drill to tractor. May drive a tractor in field to till soil in preparation of planting. Worker may apply various types of fertilizer to the soil and plants. These bags can weigh 65 lbs. Workers may cultivate and thin crops using a hoe. Workers will remove undesirable and excess growth, such as tassel, suckers, and weeds by hand. Carries supplies such as bags and bailing wires to the fields. Clears irrigation ditches, using shovel. Loads and unloads trucks, unloads grain onto conveyors to storage bins or elevators. Cleans and lubricates farm machines. Farm Equipment Operation During Field Operations: Workers will be required to operate tractors, combines, and other farm equipment during field operations as an incidental activity in the production of crops. Before any worker is required to operate any farm equipment, the worker will be instructed in the proper and safe operation of tractor. Workers must notify supervisor of any mechanical issues. Workers will be required to operate tractors according to instructions and in a manner that protects the operator, other workers, trees, crops and equipment. Repeated failure to obey operating and safety instructions may result in termination. Hand Weeding: Workers will be required to assist in removing weeds by hand. Workers will need to walk down rows and bend or stoop to remove by hand weeds according to the supervisor’s instructions. Workers must have 3 months experience operating a 75hp tractor or greater.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
SMS Planting Company Partnership
Location:
Dewitt, AR 72045
Telephone Number:
+18708663177

Worksite

Address:
5238 Hwy 1, Watson, AR 71674

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22089-020568
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
A worker can earn bonuses based on performance. Bonuses are based on performance and are at the sole discretion of the employer.
Date Posted:
4/5/2022

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